noun, plural sensoriums, sensoria
[sen-sawr-ee-uh, -sohr-] /sɛnˈsɔr i ə, -ˈsoʊr-/ (Show IPA)
a part of the brain or the brain itself regarded as the seat of sensation.
the sensory apparatus of the body.
noun (pl) -riums, -ria (-rɪə)
the area of the brain considered responsible for receiving and integrating sensations from the outside world
(physiol) the entire sensory and intellectual apparatus of the body
sensorium sen·so·ri·um (sěn-sôr’ē-əm)
n. pl. sen·so·ri·ums or sen·so·ri·a (-sôr’ē-ə)
The part of the brain that receives and coordinates all the stimuli conveyed to various sensory centers.
The sensory system of the body.
adjective 1. of or relating to the senses or sensation. 2. Physiology. noting a structure for conveying an impulse that results or tends to result in sensation, as a nerve. adjective 1. of or relating to the senses or the power of sensation 2. of or relating to those processes and structures within an organism […]
[sen-suh-ree-moh-ter] /ˌsɛn sə riˈmoʊ tər/ adjective 1. Psychology. of or relating to motor activity caused by sensory stimuli. Compare ideomotor. 2. Physiology. both sensory and motor, as parts of the cerebral cortex. sensorimotor /ˌsɛnsərɪˈməʊtə/ adjective 1. of or relating to both the sensory and motor functions of an organism or to the nerves controlling them […]
- Sensorimotor area
sensorimotor area n. The precentral and postcentral gyri of the cerebral cortex.
[sen-suh-ree-noo r-uh l, -nyoo r-] /ˌsɛn sə riˈnʊər əl, -ˈnyʊər-/ adjective 1. related to or affecting a sensory nerve or a sensory mechanism together with its neural circuitry. sensorineural sen·so·ri·neu·ral (sěn’sə-rē-nur’əl, -nyur’-) adj. Of, relating to, or involving the sensory nerves, especially as they affect the hearing.